First sentence: "The golden eagle, which is one of the largest of this noble family, is about three feet in length, and the extent of its wings is seven feet four inches."
Includes 35 woodcuts
Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections, Bourke Collection: one of 3 titles bound together, in a set of 3 volumes. The above is from Volume II, bound in with A Natural history of British quadrupeds and A Natural history of water birds; with binder's spine title: Quadrups, Birds, 1824. Numerous wood engravings by Thomas Bewick. 3/4 leather, marbled paper over boards